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Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
like? what is the cable industry going to look like? >> i would say it followed the technological trends that have transformed all the businesses. the first and would probably observe is the dramatic shift from hardware to software- centered systems. the minute you are able to do more in software rather than proprietary hardware, i think that is coming to television. you are right to ask the consumer what is dtv experience in the home. they will talk about a box that sits on the credenza. they will talk about the remote control. they will talk about what they do not like about that, to be perfectly candid. but they will talk about halt all of this will be migrated into software rather than proprietary hardware, and i think you will get innovation. a company like time warner or comcast can innovate overnight, not with the hardware replacement. then, i think you see the other great trend that we have seen in mobile and the app environments. then you are able to deliver a new, interesting experience. you have the information that we all love, but also married that with the pipe. i ho
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00am EST
that question, i would say follow the technological trends that are transforming all digital businesses. the first that i would probably observe is the dramatic shift from hardware to software-centric systems. the minute you are able to do more in software rather than proprietary hardware, i think the full creativity of software engineering comes into play. i think that's coming to television. right now if you ask the consumer what's the tv experience in my home, they'll talk about a box that sits on their credenza above their tv, they'll talk about a remote control, they'll talk about the things they don't like about that, to be perfectly candid. but increasingly, the functionings that those devices serve -- functions that those devices serve are going to be able to be migrated into software rather than proprietary hardware equipment, and i think you'll get faster innovation cycles. so a company can innovate the guide overnight. not over the course of a hardware replacement. and i think that when you do that, you start thinking about the other great trend that we've seen ushered in by
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
invention in the history of technological inventions and communication, because it allows group-to-group communication in a really efficient way that other communication tools couldn't. now i don't have to wait to call my sister. i see her do it all the time. oops, post from lynn day. can believe they did that. right? and that launches a conversation. i think what most tv executives would say, the social phenomenon is fueling the golden age of television, playing a very important and complimentary role some providing new opportunities to make it better. >> host: do you think we'll be designing our own television experience through social media? might have your friends on the facebook page, whatever the new facebook is in 20 years -- they're saying you should be watching honey boo-boo and this championship show, and this food show, and i have managed to link them all up and just click on my page and whether they're doing it through piracy or doing it through purchasing or this is the way programmers are suddenly connecting to more viewers and get their licensing through that. >>
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